Monthly Archives: November 2018

Defend the Flock – a new outreach campaign for chicken owners

From the California Department of Food and Agriculture The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is launching a new outreach campaign focused on preventing the spread of infectious poultry diseases in both commercial and backyard poultry.  Considering the devastating impact of … Continue reading

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A second Transbay Tube and a quieter ride

  The idea of a second Transbay Tube has fascinated people in the Bay Area for years. Now BART is teaming up with Capitol Corridor to take some of the initial steps needed to turn the megaproject into a reality. … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 11/25/18

The following links are just news items and opinions that pass my desk throughout the week. I don’t necessarily support or advocate any of the items, they are just interesting reads. Could Plastic Driver’s Licenses Become a  of  Past? – … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving – 2018

In January 1941, Franklin Delano Roosevelt had just been re-elected for a third term. After nearly 10 years of double-digit unemployment and economic stagnation, the Great Depression was abating. War had engulfed Europe, and before year’s end the United States … Continue reading

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California Public Utilities Commission Workshop on Public Safety Power Shutoffs

The CPUC is holding a public workshop to gain input from community members and local government officials around Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) also known as de-energizations. The Workshop is to be held Friday, December 14, 2018 from 9a.m. – … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 11/18/18

The following links are just news items and opinions that pass my desk throughout the week. I don’t necessarily support or advocate any of the items, they are just interesting reads. Batkid Is Now Cancer-Free After Stealing Everyone’s Heart In … Continue reading

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DWR breaks ground on Dutch Slough Tidal Marsh Restoration Project

  The Department of Water Resources (DWR), along with State and local partners, celebrated the groundbreaking of the Delta’s largest tidal wetlands restoration project. The Dutch Slough Tidal Marsh Restoration Project will re-establish a rich ecological network that will boost … Continue reading

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